It was a year ago.We miss you beaucoup.-Bruno
Beautiful Celebration for Leslie Laskey at the at the Columbia Foundation for the Arts, Missouri. September 11, 2021. Wonderful to see so many friends of Leslie in STL.
Photos of the Tribute to Leslie Laskey at his Manistee (Michigan) home on July 2nd, 2021. (Photos: Hannah Roth)
The Saint Louis Art Museum has included two woodcut prints by Leslie Laskey into their art collection. (Images: Leslie J. Laskey, 1921–2021; “Highlands”, mid-1960s; woodcut. Leslie J. Laskey, 1921–2021; “Highlands II”, mid-1960s; woodcut. © Estate of Leslie J. Laskey) More at SLAM Website
I know that this birthday may be a difficult one for all of us who knew him as an artist, friend, student, mentor, and I wanted to let you know that I was thinking of you and him today. He was a loyal and unwavering friend to so many, before passing away on June 19,... Continue Reading →
Both devotees and practitioners of visual art lost a local polestar recently with the death of Leslie Laskey. Laskey, considered a bona fide scholar and gentleman by many, died on June 17, just two weeks before what would have been his centennial, on July 2. Bruno David – a close friend of Laskey and namesake... Continue Reading →
Obituary on the passing of Leslie Laskey by Colleen Schrappen in the St. Louis Post-Dispatch (Photo: Jim Olvera) Read it at St. Louis Post-Dispatch
A thoughtful message from the Sam Fox School of Design & Visual Arts, Washington University in St. Louis, and Dean Carmon Colangelo on the passing of Leslie Laskey and his 30 years at WashU. If you would like to make a gift in Leslie’s memory, follow this Make a Gift link and enter Lesley Laskey... Continue Reading →
Dear friends, Last night after Frank called to tell me about the passing of Leslie. I stayed up late trying the find the words for the email announcement for this morning. I went to bed and fell asleep but was woke up by a dream or vision. I saw Leslie and his loving dog Louie... Continue Reading →
Dear friends, It is with my deepest sorrow that I inform you of the death of our beloved friend and artist Leslie Laskey (7/2/1921 – 6/17/2021). A life so beautifully lived merits to be beautifully remembered. -Bruno L. David
Latest news (6-17-2021) about our dear friend, mentor, and BDG artist, Leslie Laskey. He is now at the BJC Hospice and hasn’t regained consciousness. Please keep him in your thoughts or prayers. He was going to be 100 on July 2, 2021.
Leslie is in I.C.U. at BJC hospital in St. Louis since last week and, still in and out of coma. Please, have him in your thoughts or prayers. He was going to be 100 on July 2, 2021. -Bruno
Memorial Day is a time to stop, reflect and honor all the brave service members who lost their lives defending our country. It’s not just a long weekend to kick off summer — it’s the ideal opportunity to say thank you for their sacrifice. (Images: WW2 Veteran & Artist, Leslie Laskey, 100 years-old. Arlington National... Continue Reading →
Put your Patsy Cline boots on and come to the gallery to see our current exhibits. There are closing today (11-5 pm). Image: Ben Brough. “What if Patsy Cline and Philip Guston were Friends”, 2021.
Nice write up by Bryan Hollerbach in Ladue News on Leslie Laskey with quotes from his former students and peers. Hi current exhibition “Then & Now” closes May 29. Pick up a copy or read it at LADUE NEWS
Leslie Laskey is back home, and he is giving us the Churchill victory “V” sign! Welcome home Leslie. His exhibit is up till May 29.
Interview of Leslie Laskey, Heather Bennett and, Sara Ghazi Asadollahi, on their current exhibitions by Kerry Marks for HEC-TV. Watch the interviews on YouTube
Great shout-out from the Wall Street International Magazine for our three current solo exhibitions by Leslie Laskey, Heather Bennett, Sara Ghazi Asadollahi. Open 11-5 pm, Tues-Sat. Read more on Wall Street International Magazine